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Pay it no mind

Pay it no mind

Stephen Torres, Staff writer

May 23, 2016


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With the recent laws passed in North Carolina concerning its policy on bathrooms and the resulting blatant discrimination toward transgender American citizens, let's all take a seat and discuss why discriminating against the transgender demographic is ridiculous. Following the trend of being a minority popu...

Cheating doesn’t pay

Cheating doesn’t pay

Brianne Durante, Dan Guerrero and Rob Spino, Staff Writers

May 20, 2016


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"Cheating is justifiable to me because not everyone does well under pressure when it comes to taking tests. If that causes you to do poorly on a test then your knowledge of what you have learned from the class is not truly reflected, making both you and the teacher look bad,” said Bob, a student at ...

The refugee crisis in Austria

The refugee crisis in Austria

Pedro DeSouza, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016


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The Middle East has been beset by war for many years now. Because of these wars refugees are being forced from their homes and seeking a new start,  especially in Europe as of late. These events have forced civilians to seek refuge, desperate for help. The most recent of these influxes of refugees h...

The Republican primary nears its conclusion

The Republican primary nears its conclusion

Corey Plasky and Dan Guerrero, Staff Writers

May 13, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

As of Wednesday, May 4th, John Kasich joined Ted Cruz in suspending his bid for the presidency, leaving Donald Trump the only Republican candidate in the race, and the presumptive nominee. It came as a surprise to most people, but Ted Cruz, who was in second place in the Republican presidential r...

Prince, the legend

Prince, the legend

Stephen Torres, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


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“We can hardly ever, in this immense society, thank personally those who have touched us like this, and it makes me sad in a hollow way that it took a death to bring this out of me.” John Carino Prince Rogers Nelson,57, died April 21, 2016, was found unresponsive in an elevator in Paisley Park,...

A place for Rover

A place for Rover

Brianna Durante, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


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A three acre Naugatuck Dog Park will soon open.  The park is located off of Andrew Mountain Road.  In the area around the park there are also walking trails, a picnic area, and a community garden. There are important rules and regulations associated with the use of the park in order to ensure the...

Chaos at the PEZ factory.

Chaos at the PEZ factory.

Brianna Durante and Dan Guerrero, Staff Writers

April 4, 2016


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This holiday event went smoothly the past two years, but this year was different.  On Saturday March 27th, the day before Easter, the PEZ company hosted their third annual Easter egg hunt, which quickly turned ugly. This year, there were more attendees than the company had expected.  The egg hunt...

Still Going Strong

Still Going Strong

Robert Spino, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


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Tripp Halstead, a 2-year old boy, was struck by a 10 foot tree limb on October 29th 2012 during Hurricane Sandy at Cribs to Crayons daycare in Jefferson, Georgia. Tripp was playing outside when a big gust of wind came out of nowhere and knocked over the branch and hit Tripp on the head causing sever...

The Hero of Amy Beverland Elementary

The Hero of Amy Beverland Elementary

Glorianese Ortiz, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


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Susan Jordan was a long time principal at Amy Beverland Elementary School. She tragically died on Tuesday January 26 when she was hit by a bus that for some reason drove onto the curb.  Two 10-year-olds that almost got hit by the bus were sent to the hospital with serious but non life-threatening injuri...

Only marked on the outside

Only marked on the outside

Pedro DeSouza, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


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With everything against him and despite all of the odds, Jonathan Pitre refuses to be discouraged or to be stopped from spreading knowledge about his rare and fatal disease Epidermolysis Bullosa, otherwise known as just EB. Epidermolysis Bullosa is a very rare disease where only twenty out of one million ne...

What cancer taught her

What cancer taught her

Brianna Durante, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


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Alyssa Casson is currently a senior in the culinary program at Kaynor Technical High School in Waterbury.  Alyssa is only seventeen years old, but she has experienced more than most teenagers her age. Alyssa was only nine years old when she was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma; a form of muscle cancer.  This...

Elephants in the Circus

Elephants in the Circus

Gabrielle Levesque, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


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    “Having worked with actors for many years it’s hard for me to believe that anyone would have to be dragged kicking and screaming into show business. But for the elephants in Ringling Brothers and other circuses, that’s exactly what happens.” These are Alec Baldwin’s word...

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